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Photos: First Sun Country flight lands at RST

The first Sun Country Boeing 737-800 landed at Rochester International Airport ahead of Sun Country's first flight from Rochester to Ft. Myers on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. Thursday's flight in and out of Rochester was the first time Sun Country planes touched down in Rochester. On Friday, Feb. 4, Sun Country's first flight to Phoenix, Arizona, will take off from Rochester.

First Sun Country Flight
The first Sun Country Boeing 737-800 to land at Rochester International Airport taxis in from the runway to pick up passengers for Sun Country's first flight from Rochester to Ft. Myers on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. Thursday's flight in and out of Rochester was the first time Sun Country planes touched down in Rochester. On Friday, Feb. 4, Sun Country's first flight to Phoenix, Arizona, will take off from Rochester.
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First Sun Country Flight
Passengers check in for Sun Country's first flight to Ft. Myers, Florida, on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022, at Rochester International Airport.
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First Sun Country Flight
A commemorative cake to celebrate Sun Country's first flight from Rochester International Airport to Ft. Myers, Florida, on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.
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First Sun Country Flight
The first Sun Country Boeing 737-800 to land at Rochester International Airport approaches the runway ahead of Sun Country's first flight from Rochester to Ft. Myers on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.
Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
First Sun Country Flight
The first Sun Country Boeing 737-800 lands at Rochester International Airport ahead of Sun Country's first flight from Rochester to Ft. Myers on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.
Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
First Sun Country Flight
The first Sun Country Boeing 737-800 to land at Rochester International Airport taxis in from the runway to pick up passengers for Sun Country's first flight from Rochester to Ft. Myers on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.
Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin
First Sun Country Flight
The first Sun Country Boeing 737-800 to land at Rochester International Airport taxis in from the runway to pick up passengers for Sun Country's first flight from Rochester to Ft. Myers on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.
Joe Ahlquist / Post Bulletin

Joe Ahlquist is the photo editor at the Post Bulletin. Joe is a 2013 graduate of Winona State University and previously worked at the Winona (Minn.) Daily News and the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Argus Leader before arriving at the Post Bulletin in July of 2017. Readers can reach Joe at 507-285-7624 or jahlquist@postbulletin.com.
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